The following Immigration guidance note Produced in partnership with Meghan Vozila of Penningtons Manches Cooper provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Changes in a person’s circumstances:
may lead to the cancellation or curtailment of their stay in the UK if they have limited leave to enter or remain
need to be reported to the Home Office
The removal of a person's leave is termed 'cancellation' where this occurs at the port of entry or where a person is outside the UK, and 'curtailment' where they are in the UK.
The Home Office has wide powers to vary a person’s limited leave to enter or remain including the power to cancel or curtail that leave. There is no right of appeal against any curtailment decision where the Immigration Act 2014 appeals regime applies. For further information, see Practice Note: Dealing with curtailment and cancellation.
Non-lapsing leave can be cancelled when a person is outside the UK.
To assess whether any grounds of curtailment apply, the Home Office may request that a person with limited leave provide additional information and evidence (within 28 days of the request) and/or to attend an interview. If the person does not respond to the request and does not have reasonable explanation for this, their leave may be curtailed.
There are a number of grounds on which a person’s limited leave can be cancelled or curtailed. However, the standard
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